Life is full of surprises and not all are happy. Injuries, car accidents, theft, and even natural disasters happen and can destroy office space and property. That’s why insurance is an absolute necessity for HVAC contractors.
Many manufacturers have developed their own programs in order to train and educate contractors and technicians on their products. And, within those programs, many manufacturers place a high priority on safety education.
By expanding its offerings and locations, administrators at Blackhawk Technical College are hoping to increase the number of qualified technicians, as well. In August 2014, the college moved its two-year HVAC program, as well as other manufacturing programs, into a new 105,000-square-foot facility, which is situated away from the school’s central campus.
HVAC contractor is the first recipient of the Above and Beyond Award
December 17, 2015
The Home Energy Renovation Opportunity (HERO) program administered by San Diego-based Renovate America has launched a new award for contractors who work with the program to install energy efficiency, renewable energy, and water-conserving technology in homes.
According to ON World, safety and security products currently make up 30 percent of smart home devices. The fastest-growing product segments include video security cameras, smart doorbells, and smart smoke detectors, which together boast 162 percent sales increases when compared to 2014.